Discover how to make a dinosaur fossil drawing easy!
There are 9 easy steps to follow, kids will enjoy making their own dinosaur fossil on paper. Also included is a downloadable version of this dinosaur fossil drawing tutorial.
Perfect for art teachers and homeschoolers looking to instruct kids how to draw their own dinosaur fossil.
Art making is much more fun when you have a easy-to-understand lesson to reference. Enjoy!
- Drawing Paper
- Crayons or Colored Pencils
- Black Marker (optional)
- Dinosaur Fossil Drawing (easy) Printable PDF (see bottom of lesson)
In this lesson, we will discover how to create an easy dinosaur fossil drawing on paper. To make sure it looks great, we will consider the different sizes and shapes of each part of the dinosaur fossil. The lines in each illustration is drawn in blue so you can see the most recent elements that you should be drawing.
Time Needed: 30 minutes
Draw The Skull
Outline the shape of the dinosaur’s skull and mandible.
Add The Sockets And Teeth
Now, add sockets to the skull by drawing rounded shapes. Draw a series of small triangular shapes to form the teeth.
Form The Arm Bones
Form the dinosaur’s arm bones by drawing four rectangular shapes with curves at the end similar to the illustration.
Add The Ribs
Add the ribs by drawing a series of narrow pointed shapes.
Add The Leg Bones
Add the leg fossils by drawing three rectangular shapes with bumps at the end.
Form The Hip Bone
Form the hip bone by drawing the shape as shown.
Attach The Hands And Feet
Attach the hands and feet by drawing triangular shapes. Add three small V-shaped lines connected to the hands and feet.
Outline The Spine
Outline the shape of the spine by drawing a series of small squares.
Complete The Easy Drawing Of A Dinosaur Fossil
Let’s now color our dinosaur fossil drawing! Shade the bones with a yellow crayon. Use a darker shade of yellow to add some shading to your drawing.
Dinosaur Fossil Drawing (easy) PDF Download
Click the link below to view or download this drawing lesson. The PDF is a printable drawing lesson for Dinosaur Fossil Drawing (easy). The last page of the downloadable PDF includes a coloring book page with just the outlines and an extension exercise for prompting kids to get creative!